The Guardian (guardian_news) wrote,
The Guardian
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North Carolina didn't like science on sea levels … so passed a law against it

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/sep/12/north-carolina-didnt-like-science-on-sea-levels-so-passed-a-law-against-it

In 2012, the state whose low-lying coast lies in the path of Hurricane Florence reacted to a prediction of catastrophically rising seas by banning policies based on such forecasts

When North Carolina got bad news about what its coast could look like thanks to climate change, it chose to ignore it.

Related: Hurricane Florence: over 1m ordered to evacuate in Virginia and Carolinas

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